Michaela Dwyer
Michaela  Dwyer


Arlington Heights, Ill.

High School:
John Hersey





NIU Scholar Athletes of the Week: April 6-12

This week's honorees are Michaela Dwyer and Frederic Cadieux.


Huskies Top Chicagoland Championships

NIU finished with 151 points to win the meet.


Huskies Produce Plenty of Top-10 Finishes at Purdue

Julianne Cronin won the 600m run at the Fred Wilt Invitational.


Four Huskies Named to Academic All-MAC Team

Cronin, Schad, Tarter and Totzke earn conference honor


Two More NIU Records Fall on Final Day of MAC Championships

Meghan Heuer tops 1500 meters record, 4x400 relay mark beaten by five seconds


Huskies at UTEP Invitational

The NIU track & field team headed down to Texas April 12 for the UTEP Invitational (Credit: Jorge Salgado)

2013-14:Indoor- Competed in six different events across five different meets... Set a new personal record in the long jump at the Ball State Quadrangular (2/21), leaping 17-03.50 (5.27m) to place fourth... Also scored a new PR in the high jump at BSU with a height of 5-03.00 (1.60m), allowing her to qualify for the conference championships... Clocked in at a career-best time of 9.64 in the 60 hurdles at the Laker Early Bird (12/6)... Posted a new shot put PR at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/25) with a mark of 28-05.50 (8.67m).Outdoor- Competed in five meets during the year... Set a new PR in the high jump, reaching 5-04.50 (1.63m) at the UTEP Invitational (4/12)... Tied her career best in the long jump at the Wisconsin Open (5/10), leaping 17-04.75 (5.30m) to place third... Won the high jump at the Cougar Classic (3/22) with a height of 5-03.00 (1.60m)... Scored 3,569 points at the Bobcat Invitational (3/28) in her only attempt at the heptathlon... Tied her PR in the shot put at Texas State, tossing 30-07.75 (9.34m).

2012-13: Indoor- Competed in five meets in the pentathlon and multi-event prep... Set personal records in five events during the year... Scored 3,236 points in the pentathlon at the MAC Championships (2/23), placing ninth... Finished fifth in the high jump at the Ball State Quadrangular (2/15) with a height of 5-01.00 (1.54m)... Placed fifth in the long jump at the Cyclone Holiday Preview (12/7), reaching 16-10.50 (5.14m)... Broke her shot put PR with a 31-01.25 (9.48m) toss at Ball State... Shattered her 60 hurdles mark with a 9.70 run at the GVSU Big Meet (2/9).Outdoor- Competed in seven meets in the outdoor season... Earned personal records in six different events... Finished ninth in the heptathlon at the MAC Championships (5/10) with 4,379 points... Won the javelin at the Huskie Opn (4/20) with a PR toss of 103-03 (31.47m)... Took second in the long jump at the Huskie Open, leaping 17-04.75 (5.30m)... Ran 15.33 in the 100 hurdles at UW-Whitewater's Alternative Meet (4/27)... Set a PR in the shot put with a 30-07.75 (9.34m) toss at UWW.

2011-12: Indoor- Competed in the pentathlon for the majority of the season... Scored a career-best 2,622 points at the MAC Championships (2/24)... Scored 2,060 points at the Illini Classic (1/21). Outdoor- Competed in seven different events at four meets during the year for heptathlon prep... Took eighth place in the javelin at both the Chicagoland Championships (4/6) and the UW-Whitewater Alternative Meet (4/28)... Tied for ninth at UW-Whitewater in the high jump with a height of 4-09.00 (1.45m)... Earned 10th place finishes in the long jump at the UCF Black & Gold Challenge (3/17) and the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational (4/14).

High School: Won the Mid-Suburban League title in the long jump her senior season... Took third place in the long jump as a junior... Earned all-conference honors as a senior at John Hersey High School... Named to the academic all-conference team.

Personal: Full name is Michaela Catherine Dwyer... Daughter of Steve and Brenda Dwyer... Born on June 29, 1993, in Des Plaines, Ill... Has four brothers - Kevin, Ryan, Sean and Griffin... Majoring in special education with a specialization in vision impairments.

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
60 Hurdles 9.64 12/6/2013 100 Hurdles 15.33 4/27/2013
Long Jump 17-03.50 (5.27m) 2/21/2014 200 Meters 28.56 4/6/2012
High Jump 5-04.50 (1.64m) 2/14/2015 800 Meters 2:41.49 3/28/2014
Shot Put 31-01.25 (9.48m) 2/15/2013 High Jump 5-05.00 (1.65m) 3/27/2015
Pentathlon 3,236 points 2/23/2013 Long Jump 17-04.75 (5.30m) 4/20/2013
Shot Put 30-07.75 (9.34m) 4/27/2013
Javelin 103-03 (31.47m) 4/20/2013
Heptathlon 4,379 points 5/10/2013
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